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Immigrant workers are helping boost the U.S. labor market

The strong jobs market has been bolstered post-pandemic by strength in the immigrant workforce in America. And as Americans age out of the labor...

SBP keeps policy rate unchanged for fifth consecutive time | The Express Tribune

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) left its key policy rate unchanged on Monday at a record high of 22% for the fifth consecutive...

Maximising zakat’s impact on economy | The Express Tribune

KARACHI: Zakat, an essential pillar of Islam, holds remarkable promise not only as a religious duty but also as a driver of economic growth and...

Finance Minister vows to address energy sector issues for robust economy – SUCH TV

Finance Minister Dr. Shamshad Akhtar has reiterated government's commitment to expanding the tax base and addressing energy sector issues for a robust economy. She...

Pakistan is in a debt (death) trap | The Express Tribune

KARACHI: During the last week the Pakistani Rupee achieved a historic first. It broke through the Rs300 barrier against the Dollar. Other firsts were also...

Tax imposed on cash withdrawals above Rs50,000 – SUCH TV

In a significant move aimed at documenting the economy and curbing the outflow of foreign currency, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in Budget 2023-24...